The Rolling Stones

Paint it Black

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Paint it Black

	  		The song from the show is Paint it Black by the Rolling Stones. 
Here's the way I've been playing it - slightly modified to make it sound 
better. 
 
"Paint It Black" 
by Rolling Stones 
Tablature by PAUL PLATOSH 
 
INTRO: 
   D U D  U D  U                                              |H|H|     |P|P|H| 
-----0----0----0--|-----0----0-----0---0-|-----0----0----0---|-------2--------- 
---5---7----8-----|-10----8-----7----5---|--5----4-----5---7-|-2-4-5----5-4-2-4 
------------------|----------------------|-------------------|----------------- 
------------------|----------------------|-------------------|----------------- 
------------------|----------------------|-------------------|----------------- 
------------------|----------------------|-------------------|----------------- 
 
 
--0---------------|--0-------------------| 
--0---------------|--0-------------------| 
--0---------------|--0-------------------| 
--2---------------|--2-------------------| 
--2---------------|--2-------------------| 
--0---------------|--0-------------------| 
Strum Backwards      Strum Backwards 
(FOUR BEATS)         (FOUR BEATS) 
 
 
VERSE: 
     Em                                                       |S|  |S|  |S| 
||----------0---0---0-|-----0---0---0---0-|----0---0---0---0-|-0----0----0----| 
||----/---5---7---8---|--10---8---7---5---|--5---4---5---7---|-5-4--4-2--2-4--| 
||*--/----------------|-------------------|------------------|---------------*| 
||*-/-----------------|-------------------|------------------|---------------*| 
||--------------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------| 
||--------------------|-------------------|------------------|----------------| 
 
          I see a red door . . .  
 
                                     ___         _ 
-----3---2--2--|-----3-2-2--|-----3--3-3---------3---2--|-3-5-3-2-3-| 
-----0---3--3--|-----0-3-3--|-----0--0-0---REST--0------|-----------| 
-----0---2--2--|-----0-2-2--|-----0--0-0---------0------|-----------| 
---------0--0--|-----0-0-3--|---------------------------|-----------| 
---------------|------------|---------------------------|-----------| 
--0------------|-3----------|--0------------------------|-----------| 
 
                                ___ 
---3--2--2--|------------|-----------| 
---0--3--3--|-2--2--2--2-|--4-4-4-4--| 
---0--2--2--|-2--2--2--2-|--4-4-4-4--| 
------0--0--|-2--2--2--2-|--4-4-4-4--| repeat 
------------|------------|-----------| 
-0----------|------------|-----------| 
 
 
Explanation: 
The song's real easy, no explanation needed. 
|H| = Hammer on 
|P| = Pull off 
|S| = Slide           _ 
--- = Quarter note eg: 3 
 
GOOD LUCK! 
pardon any mistakes - its from memory. 
 
Rolling Stones -- "Paint it Black" 
TABBED by Tim Nevaker: [email protected] 
 
 
Intro, fingerpicked:  
 
    ^     ^     ^     ^        ^     ^     ^     ^      ^   ^   ^   ^ 
e:--------0-----1-----3-----|--1-----0---------------|--------------------| 
B:--3-----------------------|--3-----3-----3-----2---|--3---5-------0h2h3-| 
G:--------------------------|--------2--2------------|--------------------| 
D:-----0-----0-----0-----0--|-----0-----------0------|--------------------| 
A:--------------------------|------------------------|--------------------| 
E:--------------------------|------------------------|--------------------| 
                    
                    
    ^   ^     ^      
e:--0-------------|| 
B:------3p2p0-2---|| 
G:----------------|| 
D:----------------|| 
A:----------------|| 
E:----------------|| 
 
 
Verse: 
 
          ^  ^     ^     ^ 
e:--1--|--------------------1--|| 
B:--3--|--------------------3--|| 
G:--2--|--------------------2--|| 
D:--0--|-----0-----0-----0--0--|| 
A:-----|--------0-----0-----0--|| 
E:-----|-----------------------|| 
 
 
    ^        ^     ^     ^        ^     ^     ^     ^ 
e:-----------------------------|--------------------------|| 
B:-----------------------------|--------------------------|| 
G:--0h2p0----------0-----------|--0-----------0h20--------|| 
D:--------2-----2-----2-----2--|-----2-----2--------3--2--|| 
A:-----------4-----------4-----|--------4-----------------|| 
E:-----------------------------|--------------------------|| 
 
 
 
Verse Melody: 
 
    ^  ^  ^  ^     ^  ^  ^  ^     ^     ^  ^  ^     ^  ^       ^ 
e:--------------|--5-----------|-----------------|------------------|| 
B:-----5--7--8--|-----8--7--5--|--5h75--4--5--7--|--5--4h5p4p2h4----|| 
G:--------------|--------------|-----------------|------------------|| 
D:--------------|--------------|-----------------|------------------|| 
A:--------------|--------------|-----------------|------------------|| 
E:--------------|--------------|-----------------|------------------|| 
 
 
Chorus: 
 
|  Dm    C     |  F     C     |  Dm          |  Dm          | 
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  | 
 
|  Dm    C     |  F     C     |  G           |  A           | 
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  | 
		  

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